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Calling out for 211 Day

(SUBMITTED) - February 11 is 211 Day across North America. To commemorate the day in the City of Orillia, the Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

Donald Keeshig, of Neyaashiinigmiing, named the Chi-Cheemaun ferry in a provincial contest coinciding with the ship's launch in 1974. The Ojibway name means big canoe. Mr. Keeshig died Jan. 28. The ferry still runs between Tobermory and South Baymouth. (Submitted photo)

Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies

On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring

Driver facing impaired charges

COLLINGWOOD - A 41-year-old man from The Blue Mountains is facing impaired-driving related charges after he was caught drinking and driving Thursday n

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Professors Eleanor Gittens and Howard Bloom feel more funding for applied research would lead to more in-depth projects at colleges.

Focus on research

Georgian College is among the list of post-secondary institutions urging the province to provide more money for community-focused research.

     

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